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AMD Demonstrates First Network Function Virtualization Solution on 64-bit AMD and ARM Technology

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — ARM® TechCon 10/1/2014

AMD (NYSE: AMD) today demonstrated the first network function virtualization (NFV) solution on AMD’s 64-bit ARM-based SoC and announced that it is now sampling to AMD’s embedded customers. The NFV demonstration is powered by a 64-bit ARM-based AMD Embedded R-Series SoC, codenamed “Hierofalcon,” supported with technology from two key ecosystem partners –Aricent for the networking software stack and Mentor Graphics for embedded Linux® and tools. NFV is an innovative solution that simplifies deployment and management for network and telecommunications service providers with a fully virtualized communications infrastructure that helps maximize performance, while working to reduce costs.

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